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Our clinical, graduate and professional programs provide a challenging and diverse environment for training and discovery.

Doctor of Medicine

People Running

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, ranked 13th among research-oriented medical schools, seeks exceptional, compassionate, innovative students. Our MD curriculum is embedded in an integrated, learner-centered environment that promotes inquiry, continuity and evidence-based learning. Feinberg faculty, some of the foremost experts in their fields, are passionate about teaching MD students in a variety of settings, from traditional large group teaching to individual mentoring.

MD Admissions MD Education For Faculty

All Education Programs

More than 3,000 students and trainees are part of Feinberg’s thriving educational environment. Although there are many pathways to select from, our goal is to ensure that all our students acquire the knowledge and skills required to be future leaders in their chosen fields. Explore degree and certification options by the list of topics below.


Why Feinberg?

Learn in Chicago

Chicago is a vibrant city with something for every interest: wonderful food, museums, public spaces and parks, and warm and diverse communities and neighborhoods. Learn more via the MD Admissions site.
Live and Learn in Chicago

Diversity & Inclusion

Through the cultivation of an open and receptive culture, we make Feinberg stronger, better positioned to address the challenges of modern healthcare and more representative of the communities we serve as part of Northwestern Medicine.
Learn about D&I


Our work is physically, emotionally and intellectually challenging. Our wellness initiative provides outlets and connections to help our students, faculty, staff and trainees find balance.

Be Well

Graduate Medical Education

Feinberg is a consortium member of the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation that sponsors, administers, and supports graduate medical education. We look to support early-career physicians and physician-scientists in pursuing their professional goals.

Lifelong Learning

Feinberg offers training for any point in a healthcare professional's career.

Northwestern Medicine Clinical Schools

NM Campus - NM Clinical Schools

The Northwestern Medicine accredited clinical schools are designed to prepare students for the clinical, theoretical, technical and psychological aspects of their career in the healthcare field. Learn more about the following programs via the Northwestern Medicine website.